Siran M. Koroukian, PhD

Associate Professor
Center for Community Health Integration
School of Medicine
Associate Professor
Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
School of Medicine
Cancer Prevention
Control & Population Research Program
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

Research Information

Research Interests

  • Multimorbidity in older cancer patients
  • Methodological issues in the use of large databases in health services research
  • Medicare and Medicaid programs
  • Health Disparities
  • Cancer-related health services research


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Basu, J, Hanchate, A, Koroukian, SMultiple Chronic Conditions and Disparities in 30-Day Hospital Readmissions Among Nonelderly AdultsJ Ambul Care Manage2018; : . PubMed PMID:29771742 .

Owusu, C, Schluchter, M, Koroukian, SM, Schmitz, KH, Berger, NA. Black-white disparity in physical performance among older women with newly diagnosed non-metastatic breast cancer: Exploring the role of inflammation and physical activity.J Geriatr Oncol 2018; : . PubMed PMID:29699938 .

Ammori, JB, Navale, S, Schiltz, N, Koroukian, SMPredictors of 30-day readmissions after gastrectomy for malignancyJ. Surg. Res. 2018; 224 : 176-184. PubMed PMID:29506837 .

Ho, VP, Steinhagen, E, Angell, K, Navale, SM, Schiltz, NK, Reimer, AP, Madigan, EA, Koroukian, SMPsychiatric disease in surgically treated colorectal cancer patientsJ. Surg. Res. 2018; 223 : 8-15. PubMed PMID:29433889 .

Augestad, KM, Keller, DS, Bakaki, PM, Rose, J, Koroukian, SM, Øresland, T, Delaney, CP. The impact of rectal cancer tumor height on recurrence rates and metastatic location: A competing risk analysis of a national databaseCancer Epidemiol 2018; 53 : 56-64. PubMed PMID:29414633 .

Schiltz, NK, Warner, DF, Sun, J, Smyth, KA, Gravenstein, S, Stange, KC, Koroukian, SM. The Influence of Multimorbidity on Leading Causes of Death in Older Adults With Cognitive ImpairmentJ Aging Health2018; : 898264317751946. PubMed PMID:29347865 .

Koroukian, SM, Schiltz, NK, Warner, DF, Klika, AK, Higuera-Rueda, CA, Barsoum, WK. Older Adults Undergoing Total Hip or Knee Arthroplasty: Chronicling Changes in Their Multimorbidity Profile in the Last Two DecadesJ Arthroplasty 2018; 33 (4): 976-982. PubMed PMID:29223403 .

Koroukian, SM, Sajatovic, M. Increased cancer-specific mortality in individuals developing mental disorders after cancer diagnosis: biomedical factors versus psychosocial supportAnn Transl Med2017; 5 (21): 432. PubMed PMID:29201884 PubMed Central PMC5690976.

Koroukian, SM, Basu, J, Schiltz, NK, Navale, S, Bakaki, PM, Warner, DF, Dor, A, Given, CW, Stange, KC. Changes in Case-Mix and Health Outcomes of Medicare Fee-for-Service Beneficiaries and Managed Care Enrollees During the Years 1992-2011.Med Care 2018; 56 (1): 39-46. PubMed PMID:29176368 .

Koroukian, SM, Schiltz, NK, Warner, DF, Sun, J, Stange, KC, Given, CW, Dor, A. Multimorbidity: constellations of conditions across subgroups of midlife and older individuals, and related Medicare expendituresJ Comorb 2017; 7 (1): 33-43. PubMed PMID:29090187PubMed Central PMC5556436.